gente, desculpem mandar em inglês pra cá!
se alguém for estar lá, ótimo!

mas a intenção era pra mandar pra lista geralzona (mais provável q alguém
esteja, né?)

algum brasileiro viajante vai ao  IGF esse ano?

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Oona Castro <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> hope you're all well.
> Does anyone know anyone from Wikimedia who will be attending the Internet
> Governance Forum in Baku (Azerbaijan)?
> I just got this email from the Center for Technology and Society of
> FGV-RIO (Brazil) and they'll be organizing a workshop "how to engage users"
> and are inviting Wikimedia Foundation to speak.
> Is anyone attending IGF and would be available for speaking there?
> please find details below (IGF will take place on 6-9 November 2012)
>  (No.120) How to engage users?
>   Status:
>  Accepted
>   Workshop Theme:
>  Internet Governance for Development [IG4D]
>   Workshop Theme:
>  Internet Governance for Development [IG4D]
>   Theme Question:
> Thematic Cluster 2 "Enabling Environment"
>   Consice Description of Workshop:
> Gradually and slowly as we merge the digital divide, it is possible to
> envision the Internet as an ultimate leveler, representing one playing
> field, where, theoretically, everybody has the potential to interact. But
> how to engage users on political debates? How to use the net to bring them
> to the negotiation table? There are indeed, a few examples of Internet
> serving as a tool for empowerment. In some countries, public sector have
> been fostering such initiatives, as the case of Iceland, where an online
> public consultation was held for drafting it's new constitution. Or Brazil,
> where a several consultations are being held either to discuss digital
> rights or to monitor implementation of public policies, such as the
> initiative from the so called “Gabinete Digital”, where citizens where able
> to demand policies from the governor in a real virtual
> dialogue.Entrepreneurship has also played a role in terms of users
> engagement. As the case of Ushahidi, a remarkable open source web platform,
> that had allowed users to crowd source information about violent “hotspots”
> and spreading rampages, which was all sent via email or mobile
> text-messages, generating an online interactive mapping of the crisis, or
> the so called “activist mapping”.Users have also been involved in creative
> usages of the internet for education and others forms of exercising
> citizenship. Wikipedia is the most paradigmatic example, once, besides
> engaging users for the production of content, it was also one of the
> leaders at SOPA/PIPA online protests. In terms of social news, Reddit is
> another interesting example. Nonetheless, there has been no systematic
> approach or proper exchange of knowledge about mechanisms that are being
> invented to engage users. Assessments like that are important to evaluate
> and try to promote other initiatives to empower users.Therefore, the main
> goal of this workshop is to discuss and evaluate how open online
> consultations and users led initiatives have been creating mechanisms to
> engage users on the Internet Government debates and other initiatives that
> represent the usage of ICT for political participation. For achieving such
> goal, this workshop will gather speakers with different experiences on the
> topic. In a multistakeholder approach, it will gather representatives from
> governments, companies, the technical community, academia and civil society
> from both developed and developing countries. Active moderation will foster
> debate amongst those in Baku and encourage remote interventions.
>   Organiser(s) Name:
> Center for Technology and Society at Fundação Getúlio VargasPart of the
> Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School in Rio de Janeiro, CTS is the only
> research center in Brazil specifically aimed at dealing with the interplay
> of law, technology and society. It is engaged in different research and
> education projects, and committed to interdisciplinary approach. Its
> collaborations include anthropologists, computer scientists, economists,
> and media executives.Among its different projects, the CTS is responsible
> for helping Brazilian Ministry of Justice to create an online consultation
> process to debate the privacy law, the internet civil rights framework and
> is also leading a research to use cybercafes as a platform to implement
> surveys on public policies assessments at low income communities. CTS also
> acts as a consultant to several branches of the Brazilian government such
> as the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee, the National Institute of
> Technology and the Ministry of Education. It is engaged in developing
> projects to promote access to knowledge, protect digital rights and study
> the democratization of cultural production through technology.AccessAccess
> is a NGO premised on the belief that political participation and the
> realization of human rights in the 21st century is increasingly dependent
> on access to the internet and other forms of technology. Founded in the
> wake of the 2009 Iranian post-election crackdown, Access teams with digital
> activists and civil society groups internationally to build their technical
> capacity and to help them advocate globally for their digital rights.
> Access provides thought leadership and practical policy recommendations in
> the broader field of internet freedom, and based on that expertise
> mobilizes its global movement of citizens to campaign for an open internet
> accessible to all.Access' Global Movement for Digital Freedom is made up of
> ordinary people from all over the world. Many of them are normal internet
> users without much experience in either human rights or technology, but
> understanding that technology can be a powerful platform which gives us all
> additional strength to achieve greater participation, accountability and
> transparency.
>   Previous Workshop(s):
>   Submitted Workshop Panelists:
> Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit (Tech Company, WEOG, tbc)Jim Wales,
> co-founder of Wikipedia (Foundation, WEOG, tbc)Erik Hersman, co-founder of
> Ushahidi (Non-profit Tech Company, Africa, tbc)Iceland Government (Govt,
> WEOG, tbc)Jochai Ben-Avie, Director of Operations at Access (NGO, WEOG,
> confirmed)Joana Varon, researcher from the Center of Technology and Society
> (Academia, GRULAC, confirmed)
>   Name of Remote Moderator(s):
>  Naor Elimelech
> Thank you all
> Best
> Oona
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Joana Varon <>
> Date: 2012/7/24
> Subject: wikimedia no IGF
> To: Oona Castro <>, Oona Castro <
> >
> Oi Oona querida,
> Dúvida rápida: sabe se alguém da wikimedia vai estar no IGF de Baku?
> Queremos convidar para nosso workshop: "How to engage users?"
> Segue a descrição:
> Colocamos o nome do Jim Wales, só para contar alguém da wikimedia a ser
> convidado, mas quem estiver por lá será super bem vindo no painel. Tenho
> urgência de confirmar e fazer upload de bios até o final da semana. Tem
> como sondar por ai?
> Saudades!!! Anda por aqui? Eu estava fora por um tempo, but back in track.
> bjinhos
> joana
> --
> Joana Varon Ferraz
> Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade (CTS-FGV)
>  <>
> @joana_varon
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